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Emacs: org-html-export returns org-html-fontify-code: Wrong number of arguments…

A few days ago, for no reason (for fun, maybe), I cloned the Github mirror of Emacs and built a latest Emacs. I also removed my old Emacs (I was silly, I blame Melbourne’s weather :D). Many subtle problems occurred since then, for example, executing org-html-export-as-html often causes the following error:

org-html-fontify-code: Wrong number of arguments: #[(_beg _end) "À ‡" [font-lock-fontify-buffer] 1], 0

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An Introduction to Programming in Emacs Lisp: Book Review and Solutions to the Exercises

`An Introduction to Programming in Emacs Lisp’ (Elisp Intro), is an Elisp tutorial that comes with Emacs. Elisp, is short for Emacs Lisp, which is a dialect of the Lisp programming language. It is mainly used for writing extensions for the GNU Emacs editor and it can also be used as a scripting language in a way like Perl or Python.

After reaching a certain level in using Emacs, it is not enough to simply copy and paste others’ code for Emacs configuration, this is the main reason why I read Elisp Intro. I also wanted to gain some knowledge of a Lisp dialect that would be useful in (my) real world.

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